Back in the days of World War II there was an Ottawa based team made up of personnel from the Royal Canadian Air Force called the RCAF Flyers. Still together in the years after the War, in 1948 they won the gold medal at a tournament you may have heard about - the Winter Olympics.
This is their jersey. Pay special attention to their logo.
On Friday the reincarnated Winnipeg Jets unveiled their new logo. Note the striking resemblance:
That's all well and good, even though it was an Ottawa team. Yes Winnipeg and Manitoba have great military and air force history there, but Winnipeg also had a team win the Olympics - the Falcons in 1920.
The new Jets logo is simple yet classic, a safe bet especially considering the tight time-line the franchise is working with. Ideally that would make for a strong secondary logo, but I bet it will look striking once the full uniform is unveiled.
For what it is worth, I still like the old jets logos best, especially this one:
I also found this fan-created logo which I really like, too:
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